Yoga has been called a complete science of self-discipline. It can balance, harmonize, purify and strengthen the body, mind and spirit. It can help to point the way to perfect health, perfect mind control and perfect peace with one’s self, the world and nature.The practice of Yoga is governed by 5 core principles. These are: 1) Proper exercise, 2) Correct breathing, 3) Complete relaxation, 4) Controlled diet and 5) Positive thinking and meditation.
Yoga can calm both body and mind.

Yoga can calm both body and mind.

The practice of Asana’s when performed slowly and consciously produces not only physical benefits, such as improved circulation and increased strength and flexibility of the spine, but are also mental exercises in concentration and meditation.

Asana’s work on the internal processes of the body, by stimulating key pressure points within the body the flow of nerve energy (Prana) is stimulated and Internal organs are massaged thereby encouraging them to function more efficiently.

Hatha Yoga is today the most widely practiced branch of Yoga with tens of millions of people all over the world taking part and benefiting from their practice.

Helen Edwards has been teaching Hatha Yoga for almost 10 years. Qualified from the Yoga for Health Foundation she continues her own training at Instructor weekends and retreats with various teachers.